What is at stake with family reunion in Belgium?
Laurent Hanseeuw analyses Belgium’s new legislation on family reunion. The main issue in our country remains the weak labor market integration of non-European immigrants. Nonetheless, the law will probably only have an impact on the size of immigration flows and presents no real solutions to increase migrants’ integration.
Beyond Copernicus:From Confusion to Consensus?
The 2000 Copernicus reform has faded away before flourishing. Belgium has the highest public spending and public employment in the OECD and still the relative quality and quantity of public services remain disappointing. With so many challenges ahead such as globalisation, population aging, the race for talents, the digital revolution, it is urgent to send a wake-up call for a government that is steering and not rowing. Jean Hindriks makes the diagnosis and suggests several “quick wins”.
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